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dzhokhar tsarnaev. in addition to the judge and doctor, there were two federal prosecutors, three public defenders, a clerk and a court reporter, all in the hospital room. tsarnaev was able to nod when asked questions by the judge and only uttered one word, when asked if he could afford a lawyer. according to the criminal complaint, tsarnaev is charged with using and conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction. the white house said because tsarnaev is a naturalized u.s. citizen, he will not be tried as an enemy combatant. >>> feral investigators want to interview the widow of tamerlan tsarnaev, the boston bombing suspect who was killed in a shoot-out with police. police and fbi agents converged on the home in rhode island last friday. her attorney says so far russell has not agreed to talk with authorities. she may have learned of her husband's alleged involvement through news reports. she is the mother of tsarnaev's three-year-old daughter. >> when he came back to this country, why didn't it ring a bell with the fbi intelligence unit that he should be checked out? >> california senat
guard. abc7 news reporter kira klapper is live in the courtroom. kira, dzhokhar tsarnaev is not yet able to communicate with detectives? >> that's right. they said he can't speak because he has severe throat injuries. authorities hope he will be able to talk. they have so many questions. they want to know if anyone else was involved in the alleged attack, zach har -- dzhokhar and his brother orchestrated. he was found in a boat hiding in this yard. a row bat whose brought in to remove the tarp out of fear he was wearing an explosive fight. but he was likely injured from the gunfight the night before when his brother died. this morning agents are anxiously wait to go question the man that sparked the nearly week long manhunt that ended in a spray of bullets. >> i think all the law enforcement professionals are hoping, for a host of reasons, that the suspect survives because we have a million questions. >>> a special federal interrogation team is on standby at the medical center where tsarnaev and many of his alleged victims are being treated. within the last hour we learned federal prosec
. >> as you mentioned, justice department officials told cnn dzhokhar tsarnaev is facing federal terrorism charges and state murder charges. preliminary hearing could happen in the next 30 days. a lot hinges on when the suspect is well enough to speak. investigators are eager for him to talk so they can find out who planned the attack. tsarnaev will likely be appointed a federal public defender. for now, the justice department is invoking something known as a public safety exception. this rule is used to question terrorism suspects without reading them miranda rights. the rule was created to question terrorists about other potential threats. senator carl leven says so far there's no connection between the suspect and terrorist groups. leven said to hold him under these circumstances would be contrary to our laws and jeopardize our effort to prosecute him. during interviews before suspects are read their rights is often not admissible during the trial. the issue on miranda rights is further complicated because the u.s. is a u.s. citizen. many of the rules cannot be used on americans. live
. the fbi says dzhokhar tsarnaev has been having difficulty speaking because of a neck wound. the fbi says the 19-year-old is now claiming his older brother was the driving force behind this and did it because of islam and no international terrorist groups were involved. >>> we're hearing from more victims of the bombing. a 32-year-old woman lost her foot and part of her lower leg in the explosion and is stick struggling to come to -- struggling -- still struggling to come to terms with what happened. >> despite her loss, she says she's determined to dance again. she's a ballroom instructor. coming up at 7:30, we'll very continuing coverage. >>> an east bay lawyer accused of delivering a hit list for her client is facing a disbarment hearing later today. the chauncey bailey reports attorney lorna brown is accused of smugging the hit list -- smuggling the hit list from her client out of jail. the list contained those expected to testify against yusef bey. >>> later today, the contra costa board of supervisors will consider closing two more five stations. the budget -- fire stations. there's
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